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United States v. Aaron Burr


Published 1977


Equal Justice Under Law

United States v. Aaron Burr (3rd in a 4 part series).

Dramatizations of historic decisions from the courtroom of America's great Chief Justice, John Marshall.

Dramatizes the trial of Aaron Burr, presided over by Chief Justice John Marshall. Strictly adhering to the Constitution, Marshall stepped between Burr and death, and the doors were closed against government abuse of the treason charge.

This series includes: Marbury v. Madison, McCulloch v. Maryland, United States v. Aaron Burr, and Gibbons v. Ogden


Run time 1h 13' 16"
Producer Judicial Conference of the United States
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English


Credits

Purchase of the tape of this video was made possible through a contribution by Joseph Kulhavy.


The Committee on the Bicentennial of Independence and the Constitution
The Judicial Conference of the United States

Co-Chairmen
Chief Judge Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr.
Chief Judge Edward J. Devitt

Coordinator
Chief Judge Howard T. Markey

Consultants
Professor William Swindler, College of William and Mary
Professor Anthony Penna, Carnegie-Mellon University
Professor Robert Potter, University of Pittsburgh
Professor Richard Seeburger, University of Pittsburgh
Professor Irving Bartlett, Carnegie-Mellon University

Art Direction, Sets and Costumes
In cooperation with the drama department of Carnegie-Mellon University

Metropolitan Pittsburgh Public Broadcasting, Inc.

Segments

A <a href="http://www.archive.org/details/gov.ntis.AVA02153VNB1.guide">comprehensive teacher's guide</a> is available.

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